WaterFire Ignites Rhode Island Radio Show –
underwritten by National Grid
Hosted by Bronwyn Dannenfelser and guest co-host Barnaby Evans
On this weeks episode:
The first guests on today’s show are Chantal Roche and Gary St. Laurent from WaterFire Providence’s volunteer team. They will be talking about volunteer opportunities at WaterFire Providence and what it takes to produce a full WaterFire event with hundreds of volunteers. They will also discussing some of the other opportunities that occur during the week that make for wonderful team building events for corporations and individuals alike.
Our second guest will be actress and Jazz stylist Rose Weaver, who received the Pell Award for excellence in the Arts in 2000. Currently, Rose is an Artist-In-Residence at Brown University’s Rites and Reason Theatre. She is working with Professor Elmo Terry-Morgan, Artistic Director of Rites & Reason Theatre, Associate Professor, Department of Africana Studies, and Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies, to further develop Rose’s Brown U 2000 thesis play, called Skips in the Record, about a family coping with Alzheimer’s disease and memory loss.
Our final guest is Kota Mizutani, from the Japanese drumming group Gendo Taiko, they will be performing on the stage in Waterplace Park during Saturday’s WaterFire lighting.